NATURE

Nature reserves and protected areas in Germany have lost 76 per cent of flying insect biomass since 1989
An investigation into shark fins and ray gills sold in global markets reveals the majority are from species of high conservation concern
Geographical’s regular look at the world of climate change. This month, Marco Magrini looks at carbon capture and storage options
The rapid spread of Asian hornets is likely to make them a regular sighting in the UK over the coming years
Europe provides more than €112billion (£97billion) in subsidies to fossil fuel companies
A study of various fish populations has found dramatic reductions in the proportion of older fish, something that spells trouble for the overall stability of population
The seasonal changes of September promise much photographic potential for your camera, but the variety of subjects and their proximity also means there are key practical considerations to master in order to get pictures that will meet your ambitions
Shipping traffic can increase lightning strikes, according to a pioneering study by the American Geophysical Union
New documentary travels to remote Antarctica to unpack the complex science behind climate change
The deaths of these majestic creatures had remained an unsolved mystery for over a year. Now scientists think they’ve hit on why the number of strandings has recently increased
Over a two-year period, a new species of plant or animal was identified every other day
As part of New Zealand’s plan to cull millions of predators, scientists are consulting the public about controversial gene technology
A project to map the ocean floor is raising concerns about prospective deep-sea mining operations
Geographical’s regular look at the world of climate change. This month, Marco Magrini looks at the future of civil aviation
Dismay as a Spanish baby dolphin becomes the latest victim of the quest for ‘the perfect selfie’
Geographical’s regular look at the world of climate change. This month, Marco Magrini looks at the melting permafrost
The effect of plastics on the world’s oceans is posing a more threatening future for marine life than previously thought – fish are not accidentally consuming plastics, rather attraction is fuelling their consumption
Camera technology may have come a long way since the early days of photography inspired travellers to capture the world on film. But when it comes to photographing ancient sites, we can still learn a lot from the old masters

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